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Jul. 30, 2021 2:30 pm

Jon Gosier found global success in tech before Philly funding brought him here. But it wasn’t enough to keep him

The entrepreneur, investor and film financier has made Atlanta his home base again. Why? The familiar story that Philadelphia investors are too risk averse.

May 9, 2019 3:21 pm

Exit Interview: Roberto Torres is taking on the national tech beat

Technical.ly Philly's lead reporter reflects on his past three years covering the local tech community ahead of his departure for CIO Dive.

Oct. 4, 2018 11:07 am

#TBT: That time the Fyre Festival fraudster fled Philly

As Billy McFarland awaits sentencing on a blitz of fraud charges, here's a look back at his Philly days.

Jan. 8, 2018 9:34 am

Steve Tang on new gig: ‘You don’t always have the luxury of ideal timing’

A decade later, Tang is leaving the Science Center. Here's the challenge he placed on the institution he leaves behind.

Jan. 4, 2018 9:55 am

Science Center CEO Steve Tang stepping down to run Bethlehem company

After a 10-year run leading the University City institution, Tang will be joining OraSure Technologies as CEO.

Dec. 11, 2017 12:59 pm

Exit Interview: Juliana Reyes left Technical.ly but not the tech scene

Longtime Philly tech scribe Juliana Reyes started a gig at the Inky last week. What does the tech scene give a reporter in exchange for five years of their life?

Aug. 10, 2017 7:35 am

Elise Wei is leaving Philly for New Zealand [Exit Interview]

The Ticketleap engineer and former Girl Develop It Philly co-leader got into a Kiwi immigration program aimed at poaching tech talent. She and husband Peter Marinari look back on what they learned from the local scene.

Aug. 1, 2017 10:03 am

Science Center VP Chris Laing tapped to lead new Austin innovation org

After 11 years at the Science Center, Laing shares some lessons learned from Philly's tech ecosystem.

Apr. 4, 2017 6:01 am

PSL Prez Brock Weatherup just sold his company to Petco and moved to California

The acquisition of PetCoach means Philly Startup Leaders is searching for a new leader. “This deal proves that the ecosystem works,” said Weatherup.

Feb. 13, 2017 12:58 pm

Ooooh, Tinder’s founder poached some Philly talent: Technical.ly Playbook

Plus: Big hiring news from an Artisan alum and a touch of '90s-era nostalgia from the dean of Philly startups himself.

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